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Port Douglas

Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

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Sail to the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles during a relaxing, afternoon cruise aboard a luxury catamaran. Moor at a secluded island with pristine white-sand beaches where you can admire colorful fish, coral and sea turtles while snorkeling or taking an included glass-bottom boat tour. You even get to catch the sunset during the return to Port Douglas. This premium reef experience is limited to a smaller group of up to 33 adult passengers. Refreshments and afternoon tea are included, along with all snorkeling gear plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef with an afternoon cruise around the Low Isles
  • Take a guided snorkeling tour or go at your own pace to explore the reef
  • Enjoy on-board commentary from your guide about the local wildlife
  • Soak up the scenery from the boat and the glass-bottom boat tour
What to Expect
Begin with a hotel pickup before joining your boat tour at the Reef Marina. Begin the cruise from Port Douglas to the Low Isles with an afternoon tea on this adults-only cruise.Take in the scenic views and the tropical breeze from the luxury catamaran as you head to the isles. Once you arrive, you are free to sunbathe on the beach or snorkel around the sheltered lagoon to discover some of the marine life. Take a guided snorkel tour and learn about the underwater creatures and corals of the Great Barrier Reef. If you prefer to stay dry, hop aboard the glass-bottom boat tour and explore the underwater sea life with informative commentary. Enjoy an afternoon tea with canapes and a glass of wine or beer as you admire the sunset over the Coral Sea. Head back to Port Douglas where a shuttle service will bring you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Please contact Sailaway for your pick up time (available from Port Douglas hotels).
Departure Time
1:00 PM
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Tea, coffee and light lunch on arrival
  • Guided snorkeling tour
  • Glass-bottom boat tour
  • Afternoon tea
  • Complimentary beverages (soft & Alcoholic), and canapes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Environmental Management Charge (EMC) AU$6.50 payable on check-in on the day of travel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is an adults-only cruise
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. A light jacket is recommended for cooler evenings
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We selected Sailaway in part due to the reviews, as well as the smaller group size on this tour which appealed to us. This is not a party boat. There were 14 adult guests, (including ourselves) with a mix of people wanting to swim/snorkel and those that preferred the glass
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Really great afternoon, very enjoyable. We saw lots of coral, fish, reef sharks, turtles and birds. The crew catered very well for everyone and did a great job. The food and drinks were really nice too. Thank you!
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This is my second visit to the Great Barrier and this was by far a best experience. Not only the Low Isles are shallower and accessible for the whole family to snorkel, the general experience was amazing. We cruise a catamaran, the crew was lovely, attentive and knowledgeable.
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Not really a 'sailing' trip, this is a trip out to a small island with very limited facilities, and then a sail back with lots of booze and snacks which were being consumed at an alarming rate by the large, loud group of twenty somethings. Not the relaxing sailing experience we
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For anyone who wants to see the Low Isles, then I can highly recommend taking the half day tour that departs in the afternoon. Great crew, vessel, food was lovely, including the drinks on the way back to Port Douglas. I personally think in terms of seeing the reef, and if you
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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